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December, 2013

  • 2 December

    Anna Margaret Ellison Cunningham

    Anna Margaret Ellison Cunningham, age 94, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Wednesday, November 27, 2013 in Mena. She was born April 5, 1919 in Mena, Arkansas to the late Alf Ellison and the late Annie Titsworth Ellison. Anna was married to the late Willie “Bill” Cunningham and was a loving homemaker. She was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and a ...

  • 2 December

    Carrie Lou Sparks

    Carrie Lou Sparks, age 73, of Mena, Arkansas died Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at her home in Mena.  She was born on Wednesday, January 25, 1940 to Lois and Ezra Burroughs in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Carrie loved spending time with her children and grandchildren. She loved the outdoors and spent her summer working in the garden planting flower and vegetables. Carrie worked 20 ...

November, 2013

  • 27 November

    Polly “Anne” Marbut Clark

    Polly “Anne” Marbut Clark, age 73, of Hatfield, Arkansas passed away Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at her home. She was born December 14, 1939 in Mena, Arkansas to the late Wilson Saunders Marbut and the late Susan McMillan Marbut.  She was a homemaker and was a devoted to her family.  She was a loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend and ...

  • 25 November

    Nettie May Whitson Moran

    Nettie May Whitson Moran, age 93, of Mena, Arkansas, died November 22, 2013 in Mena. “Miss May”, as she was known to most of her friends, was born in Ft. Smith, AR, to Laurinda Lambert Whitson and Benjamin Harrison Whitson, May 16, 1920. May married Ancil H. Moran in Ft. Smith, AR, April 8, 1939. Ancil and May were a ...

  • 25 November

    Dr. Jack E. Smith

    (March 13, 1932 – November 20, 2013) ** Please Note: In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Jack Smith to the Atlanta Louisiana High School Alumni (to honor his name with a scholarship fund) or the First United Methodist Church of Montgomery. Funeral services for Dr. Jack E. Smith were at 11:00, Saturday, November 23rd at ...

  • 18 November

    Willie “Bob” Baker

    Willie “Bob” Baker, age 85, passed from this life into the arms of Jesus on November 16, 2013. He was born April 12, 1928 in Hugo, Oklahoma to the late Frank Baker and the late Leola Nelson Baker. Bob loved life and had a great sense of humor, he loved to make people laugh. But most of all he loved ...

  • 8 November

    Henry Tom Gardner

    Henry Tom Gardner, age 91, of Mena, Arkansas, passed away October 22, 2013.  He was born in Boswell, Oklahoma and grew up in Idabel, Oklahoma the son of Rennie Reynolds Gardner and Henry Gardner. As a child, he was always busy with kites and model airplanes.  After high school, he enrolled at the University of Oklahoma to pursue a degree ...

  • 5 November

    Cleveland Adam Hughes, Jr.

    Cleveland Adam Hughes, Jr., age 62, of Ink, Arkansas died Saturday, November 2, 2013 at the Mena Regional Health System. He was born on Tuesday, December 26, 1950 to Cleveland Adam, Sr., and Helen Gambill Hughes in Greenville, Mississippi. Cleve, as he was known by his family and friends, was a very outgoing person by being very active in the ...

  • 4 November

    Bonnie Marie Lee

    Bonnie Marie Lee, age 69, of Mena, Arkansas, passed away Sunday, November 3, 2013 in Mena. She was born September 13, 1944 in Antoine, Arkansas to the Hercul Lee and Velma Pate Foster.  She was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith.  She was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and friend.  She was a “Spitfire” and will be ...

  • 4 November

    Amos Wesley Dixon

    Amos Wesley Dixon, age 83, of Mena, Arkansas, formerly of Hatton, passed away Sunday, November 3, 2013 in Mena. He was born May 29, 1930 in Hartshorn, Oklahoma to the late Frank Amos Dixon and the late Ellie Barbara South Dixon. He was united in marriage to Anna LaVonne Ibbitson.  He was a diesel mechanic for many years and also ...